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61 Vir b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is at least 5.1Earths, it takes 4.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.050201 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
at least 5.1Earths
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.050201 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.2 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.12
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity